ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 145510
Last updated: 2 September 2014
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Date:28-APR-2012
Time:14:10 EDT
Type:Silhouette image of generic FOX model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Kitfox Series 5 (Mfr. Rice, Leo B.)
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N77LR
C/n / msn: S9707-0217
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Aircraft missing
Location:Atlantic Ocean about 3 miles offshore of Port Canaveral, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Photo/air-to-air
Departure airport:KCOI
Destination airport:KCOI
Narrative:
While on a photo shoot, the aircraft, a Kitfox Series 5, N77LR, experienced a loss of elevator control and ditched in the Atlantic Ocean about 3 miles offshore of Port Canaveral, Florida.
The aircraft sank and was not recovered and the uninjured pilot on board the aircraft was rescued by a nearby boat.

Sources:
http://www.ntsb.gov/aviationquery/brief.aspx?ev_id=20120428X53650&key=1
http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=77LR&x=0&y=0


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08-May-2012 17:49 Geno Added
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